“Change happens when the why becomes more important than the fear.”
Mary Crafts is…quite simply…. a living legend. From humble beginnings and dire circumstances, she invested blood, sweat and countless tears into building what would become the most celebrated catering company in Utah.
That multi-million dollar empire became the launching pad for so much more. Today, Mary has handed the reins of her catering empire to her incredibly gifted children who have taken her company to the next level, while Mary turns her attention to helping others build their dreams.
Whether those dreams are centered around business, family or personal growth, Mary is ready to engage her expertise, assets, and energy into helping others build and grow!
Take a little time and peruse this website and get to know Mary better. She may well be the solution you have been seeking!
Culinary Crafts Founder and Chairman of the BoardSilicon Slopes Board of DirectorsWomen of the World Board of DirectorsM-Tech Board of TrusteesPast Chairman, Visit Salt Lake Board of DirectorsUtah Valley University Foundation Board MemberIntermountain Health Care Board of TrusteesPast President, ICA Education Foundation
Community Hero Award, Silicon Slopes MagazinePathfinder Award, Salt Lake Chamber of Commerce“Lifestyle Achievement” Award, American Heart AssociationThe Kirk Englehart Ethics Award, Utah Valley UniversityNamed one of Utah’s “10 Coolest Entrepreneurs”, Business Q Magazine“A Woman of Excellence” Award, Barbara Barrington Jones FoundationHonored as one of “Utah’s 100 Women”, Utah Valley University, Women’s LeadershipExcellence in Leadership Award, Woodbury School of Business, Utah Valley UniversityTwo-time Winner Outstanding Business Woman of the Year, Utah Valley Chamber of CommerceNamed one of Utah’s “30 Business Women to Watch”, Utah Business Magazine
Twenty-two Best of State Awards (3 “Best of the Best in Hospitality”, 1 Entrepreneur of the Year, and 18 Best Caterer)Thirteen “CATIE” (Catered Arts Through Innovative Excellence) Awards, International Caterers AssociationCaterer of the year Award, International Caterers AssociationBest Western Region caterer, CaterSource MagazineThree-time winner Best Business Caterer, Utah Business MagazineSenator Arthur Watkins Outstanding Small Business award, Orem/Provo Chamber of CommerceUnquestioned Dessert Favorite, New York Times, Nationwide Dessert Sampling
Mary is available for keynotes, half and full day trainings, and private executive coaching.
Businesses and non-profits love consulting with Mary, a successful entrepreneur with a 35 year track record.